10 Questions for Glenn Close

Known for chilling roles in Fatal Attraction and Dangerous Liaisons, she's moving to the small screen next month as a cutthroat litigator in the new FX show Damages. Glenn Close will now take your questions

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Glenn Close

Why do you make such a great villain? Brendan Ponton, COLUMBIA, MD.

[Laughs.] I don't know if I can answer that question. I am totally not like the characters that people perceive as villains. I think of them as just really complex, interesting characters--except for Cruella (101 Dalmatians), who was simply the devil.

How is your experience on the stage different from your movie sets? Scott Kagan, LAS VEGAS

I love the chemistry that can be created onstage between the actors and the audience. It's molecular even, the energies that can go back and forth. I started in theater, and when...

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